Antioch Encourages Train Ridership

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Antioch Encourages Train Ridership Amtrak® San Joaquins travels through the heart of California’s San Joaquin Valley and provides an important connection between the Valley and the Bay Area. Amtrak is also the only train that serves the Antioch station. Amtrak is launching a campaign called “Look Who’s Riding,” aimed at engaging stakeholders in Antioch and the corridor to show their support and frequency of ridership. The campaign centers on images of stakeholders riding the San Joaquins as well as testimonials. Read More …

BART to Antioch is Coming Soon

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BART to Antioch is Coming Soon The BART to Antioch Extension Project will soon introduce new rail passenger service on approximately 10 miles of freshly laid track between the existing Pittsburg/Bay Point BART Station and the City of Antioch. These stations will use ticket vending machines and fare gates like the current BART System. The Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) train was chosen to bring BART rail service to East Contra County at relatively low cost; the $525 million extension is Read More …